The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 6 4 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 37 46 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 32.74% 24.60% 15.17%
As % of the Vendors category 67.27% 35.94% 39.71%
Number of salaries quoted 35 39 27
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Microsoft
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Colchester region.

Vendors Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
55 128 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 48.67% 68.45% 38.20%
Number of salaries quoted 49 118 66
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Colchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Colchester region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Colchester

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Colchester

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Colchester region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 48 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 45 (62.50%) .NET
2 45 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 42 (58.33%) C#
4 41 (56.94%) Project Management
5 36 (50.00%) HTML
6 35 (48.61%) JavaScript
7 32 (44.44%) jQuery
8 29 (40.28%) MySQL
9 28 (38.89%) Relational Database
10 27 (37.50%) Oracle
11 26 (36.11%) VB.NET
12 25 (34.72%) CSS
12 25 (34.72%) User Experience
12 25 (34.72%) Team Foundation Server
13 17 (23.61%) Windows
14 14 (19.44%) VMware
15 10 (13.89%) Management Information System
15 10 (13.89%) Linux
16 9 (12.50%) Active Directory
16 9 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
16 9 (12.50%) Degree
16 9 (12.50%) Computer Science
16 9 (12.50%) Mentoring
17 8 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
17 8 (11.11%) Law
17 8 (11.11%) Legal
17 8 (11.11%) JBoss
18 7 (9.72%) OO
18 7 (9.72%) TDD

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Colchester region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (11.11%) JBoss
2 6 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (8.33%) IIS
3 3 (4.17%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 48 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.94%) MS Office
3 4 (5.56%) Final Cut Pro
4 2 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Visualfiles
2 1 (1.39%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) Office 365
2 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) PBX
1 4 (5.56%) DHCP
1 4 (5.56%) DNS
1 4 (5.56%) SAN
2 1 (1.39%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 29 (40.28%) MySQL
3 28 (38.89%) Relational Database
4 6 (8.33%) DTS
4 6 (8.33%) EDRMS
4 6 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.78%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 25 (34.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 6 (8.33%) TeamCity
2 6 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (11.11%) Law
1 8 (11.11%) Legal
2 5 (6.94%) Finance
3 4 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.56%) Games
4 1 (1.39%) French Language
4 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 35 (48.61%) Developer
2 28 (38.89%) Web Developer
2 28 (38.89%) .NET Developer
2 28 (38.89%) .NET Web Developer
3 25 (34.72%) C# Web Developer
3 25 (34.72%) C# Developer
3 25 (34.72%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (13.89%) Software Engineer
5 9 (12.50%) Analyst
5 9 (12.50%) Graduate
6 7 (9.72%) Software Developer
6 7 (9.72%) Programmer
6 7 (9.72%) .NET Programmer
6 7 (9.72%) Graduate Software Developer
6 7 (9.72%) Graduate Developer
6 7 (9.72%) Software Applications Engineer
6 7 (9.72%) Applications Engineer
6 7 (9.72%) Software Programmer
6 7 (9.72%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 7 (9.72%) Graduate Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (62.50%) .NET
2 36 (50.00%) HTML
3 32 (44.44%) jQuery
4 25 (34.72%) CSS
5 7 (9.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (4.17%) WPF
6 3 (4.17%) Silverlight
7 1 (1.39%) Classic ASP
7 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.39%) XML
7 1 (1.39%) ODBC
7 1 (1.39%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.39%) Velocity
7 1 (1.39%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 25 (34.72%) User Experience
2 10 (13.89%) Management Information System
3 9 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 6 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.56%) Cybercrime
5 4 (5.56%) Digital Media
5 4 (5.56%) Clustering
6 3 (4.17%) Physics
7 2 (2.78%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.78%) Statistics
7 2 (2.78%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.61%) Windows
2 10 (13.89%) Linux
3 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.56%) Windows 7
4 4 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (5.56%) Android
5 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.39%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (56.94%) Project Management
2 9 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 8 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (9.72%) TDD
4 7 (9.72%) OO
5 6 (8.33%) SSADM
5 6 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 6 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
5 6 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 6 (8.33%) TOGAF
5 6 (8.33%) Coaching
5 6 (8.33%) DevOps
5 6 (8.33%) Time Management
6 5 (6.94%) Migration
7 4 (5.56%) Digital Forensics
7 4 (5.56%) E-Discovery
7 4 (5.56%) Practice Management
7 4 (5.56%) Computer Forensics
8 3 (4.17%) Data Analysis
8 3 (4.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 42 (58.33%) C#
2 35 (48.61%) JavaScript
3 26 (36.11%) VB.NET
4 6 (8.33%) Java
5 4 (5.56%) MATLAB
5 4 (5.56%) SQL
6 3 (4.17%) VB
6 3 (4.17%) XAML
6 3 (4.17%) C
6 3 (4.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) MCP
2 1 (1.39%) MCSE
2 1 (1.39%) MCSA
2 1 (1.39%) CCNP
2 1 (1.39%) CCNA
2 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 9 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (8.33%) Puppet
2 4 (5.56%) WSUS
2 4 (5.56%) SCCM
2 4 (5.56%) SCOM
3 2 (2.78%) Nagios
Vendors
1 27 (37.50%) Oracle
2 14 (19.44%) VMware
3 6 (8.33%) webMethods
4 4 (5.56%) LexisNexis
4 4 (5.56%) Symbian
4 4 (5.56%) Cisco
4 4 (5.56%) IBM
4 4 (5.56%) i2
4 4 (5.56%) NetApp
4 4 (5.56%) Apple
5 1 (1.39%) Sage
5 1 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.39%) Novell
5 1 (1.39%) HP
5 1 (1.39%) Dell
5 1 (1.39%) EMC
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Posted: 8 hours ago
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